Phoenix Looks Into Reallocating Transit Money To Road Repairs
In 2015, Phoenix voters approved a tax measure to raise $17.5 billion for expanded light rail and bus service, known as T2050.
Since then, bus ridership has gone up but light rail hasn’t seen the same success. Then, in a recent 5-3 vote, the Phoenix City Council authorized city professional staff to spend time exploring options to move T2050 tax funds from light rail expansion to street repairs.
So what does that mean for the future of public transit in the city?
Councilman Sal DiCiccio has been leading this effort, and he joined The Show to talk about it.